Fendi is planning to build the first gold refinery in Monaco

An investor from Dubai, Selim Fendi, is planning to open the first gold refinery in Monaco in early 2017. This will be a guarantee for both local and international jewelers that they are not using raw materials from armed conflict and war zones. “Monaco Gold SAM will be producing up to 1 metric ton of…

Princess Charlene launches a French “Charity Mile” in Cagnes

The famous racetrack the hippodrome of the Côte d’Azur is taking an innovative step with the Palace of Monaco by launching a Charity Mile horse race to benefit animal protection organisations, on 25 February. Having started on 5 December at the Grand Galop, the winter event of the Côte d’Azur racetrack already looks promising: next…

New SPA at Hôtel Métropole Monte-Carlo

The House of Givenchy is proud to present its first spa in Monaco, which will open its doors in late March 2017 in the prestigious Hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo. As Monaco Wealth Management previously reported in March 2017, the House of Givenchy will open its third international well-being and beauty care center in the Hôtel Métropole…

H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco awards the 2017 Prince’s Prize for innovative philanthropy to Peggy Rockefeller President of Synergos Institute

The 2017 Prince’s Prize for Innovative Philanthropy has been awarded to Peggy Dulany, President of Synergos Institute. Peggy Dulany is Chair of the Synergos Institute, a global non-profit organization helping solve complex problems of poverty and inequality by promoting and supporting collaboration. Drawing from her experience living and working in Rio de Janeiro as a…

H.E. Mr. Serge Telle Receives Mr. Guillaume Pepy

Mr. Guillaume Pepy, Chairman of the Management Board of the SNCF, visited the Principality on Friday 13 January 2017 for a working meeting with the Minister of State. Serge Telle was accompanied by Marie-Pierre Gramaglia, Minister of Public Works, the Environment and Urban Development; Jean Castellini, Minister of Finance and Economy; Robert Colle, Secretary-General of…

Tourist Strategies in Monaco, Indian Weddings and Same-Sex Honeymoons

Monaco has historically been a famed tourist destination and now in the New Year of 2017 the Principality is looking ahead toward new tourism markets and strategies. Monaco’s Russian news source, Hello Monaco published an interesting interview with Mr Guillaume Rose the Director of the Monaco Tourist Office in Monaco. Tragic events in Nice, BREXIT,…

Prince Albert and Princess Charlene of Monaco enjoy low-key Irish holiday

Prince Albert and Princess Charlene of Monaco have returned to Ireland with an informal visit to County Louth. Prince Albert paid his first visit to Ireland as a three-year-old in 1961 for a week-long holiday with his parents, Prince Rainier III and the Irish-American actress Grace Kelly; an event that whipped up such a frenzy…

Nico Rosberg Spotted in a New LaFerrari in Monaco

Nico Rosberg has been spotted in Monaco with a brand new LaFerrari. The current Formula 1 world champion is instantly recognisable for his grey, Petronas branded Mercedes F1 jacket. The LaFerrari in question was fitted with a set of provisional plates, indicating that it had only recently been registered. According to sources, Rosberg explained that…

Monaco’s Flag on Top of South America

On the 13th of December, at 12:30, Jean-Marc Nowak reached the 6,893 meter summit. Jean-Marc never ceases to amaze us. After celebrating his 61st birthday and planning to retire on the 31st of January, he seems to escape aging more than ever. On the 18th of December, he returned from three expeditions to Chile, where…

Who is buying the euro?

With the US Federal Reserve raising interest rates, and President Draghi of the European Central Bank seemingly unable to escape his addiction to quantitative policy easing, many investors are questioning who wants to buy the euro. The answer is simple. The whole world is eager to buy the euro. The problem in 2017 is more…

Princess Charlene talking with Princess Gabriella via FaceTime

Princess Charlene of Monaco talking with Princess Gabriella via FaceTime on her birthday. This event happened in the Princess Charlene’s visit to New Delhi on December, 10, 2016. (Because of the 2016 Child Summit held in New Delhi, Princess Charlene was not with her children’s side on their birthday). This photo published on this week’s…